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SoapBox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 04:19 PM
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3. So I call to get my Mom (90) a flue shot (stop me if you have heard this one before!)
First, she's on an Advantage plan. to make an appointment to get her the flu shot (about 6 weeks ago). The Primary office says that I need a reason to bring her in...Ok, the flu shot. Not a this a follow up to a previous issue or is she sick? Uh...she can't be sick to get a flue shot! Can we just walk in for a flu shot? need a reason to come in! Uhhh...flu shot. will need a reason to make an appointment.

SO, I call her Medical Group...they have their own Urgent appointment needed...we walk in and are done in 10 minutes. And, no charge to us.

What the HELL is with the Primary? I just felt like they were going to bill Medicare some big amount for an office visit AND for the flu shot.

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